President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo addressed the nation for the 16th time on Sunday in relation to Coronavirus and the additional easing of restrictions in the country. As many had anticipated, the President announced the reopening and resumption of operations at the Kotoka International Airport, effective Tuesday, September 1. In spite...
Readies to open today International trade revenues expected to go up In line with President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s announcement for the reopening of Kotoka International Airport (KIA) to international traffic on September 1, the Aviation Ministry, in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited (ZGL), has disinfected the KIA and...
International trade, which has been badly hit by the pandemic is set to recover after President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the lifting of restrictions on air travel, making it possible for international flights to resume business fully on today, Tuesday September 1, 2020. The First Quarter Bulletin report shows taxes generated...
Rapid testing system deployed at KIA Land and sea boarders remain closed  In a major step to restore the economy to normalcy, the President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that from tomorrow, September 1, 2020, the country’s main air border, Kotoka International Airport (KIA), is open to international...
President Akuffo-Addo has announced that the Kotoka International Airport will reopen and resume operations from Tuesday, 1st September 2020. This decision, according to the President, has been communicated to international airlines. He said “It has been well-established that the very first cases of COVID-19 in Ghana were imported into our shores....
The Minister for Aviation Joseph Kofi Adda has told the B&FT that preparations are still ongoing for the planned reopening of the Kotoka International Airport for international travellers. The minister said that as part of the measures, there will be testing of the facility today (Thursday August 27, 2020) to...
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is appealing to all travelers to wear face covering during the travel journey for the safety of all passengers and crew during COVID-19. Wearing face coverings is a key recommendation of the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) guidance for safe operations during the pandemic,...
The plan to build a new airport at Ningo-Prampram, which has been in the works since the 80s, is still on government’s mind; but plans to further expand Kotoka International Airport (KIA), via an additional runway and other facilities, are also not off the table, Aviation Minister Joseph Kofi-Adda...
Nigeria will block flights from countries that do not allow Nigerian flights to land due to coronavirus restrictions, Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika said on Thursday. “The principle of reciprocity will be applied,” Sirika told reporters. “If you ban us from coming to your country, the same will apply the other...
Construction work on the Tamale International Airport runway project’s second phase, aimed at ensuring the airport meets international standards to accommodate bigger flights, is progressing steadily and is about 26 percent complete. The 5,170 metre-square project, proposed to be an alternative to the Kotoka International Airport when completed, is currently at the...
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